To convert kilowatts to horsepower (kW to hp) or to convert horsepower to kilowatts (hp to kW), you may use the converter above. Alternatively, to find out the horsepower value for the most commonly converted kilowatt values, you may check the kW to hp table.
Below, you will find information on how to convert kW to mechanical hp, how to convert kW to electrical hp and how to convert kW to metric hp, including the formulas and example conversions.
How to convert kilowatts to mechanical horsepower (hp)?
1 Kilowatt (kW) is equal to 1.3410220924 mechanical horsepower (hp). To convert kW to hp, multiply the kW value by 1.3410220924.
For example, to convert 100 kW to hp, multiply 100 by 1.3410220924, that makes 134.10220924 hp is 100 kW.
kilowatts to horsepower (kW to hp) formula
hp = kW * 1.3410220924
1 Mechanical horsepower is equal to 0.74569987 kilowatt. To convert mechanical horsepower to kW, multiply the mechanical horsepower value by 0.74569987 or divide by 1.3410220924.
horsepower to kilowatts (hp to kW) formula
kW = hp * 0.74569987
kW = hp / 1.3410220924
To convert between horsepower and watts and view the tables, please visit horsepower to watts converter.
How to convert kilowatts to metric horsepower?
1 Kilowatt (kW) is equal to 1.3596216173 metric horsepower. To convert kilowatt to metric horsepower, multiply the kilowatt value by 1.3596216173.
kilowatts to metric horsepower formula
metric hp = kW * 1.3596216173
1 Metric horsepower is equal to 0.73549875 kilowatt. To convert metric horsepower to kW, multiply the metric horsepower value by 0.73549875 or divide by 1.3596216173.
metric horsepower to kilowatts formula
kW = metric hp * 0.73549875
kW = metric hp / 1.3596216173
How to convert kilowatts to electrical horsepower?
1 Kilowatt (kW) is equal to 1.3404825737 electrical horsepower. To convert kilowatt to electrical horsepower, multiply the kilowatt value by 1.3404825737.
kilowatts to electrical horsepower formula
electrical hp = kW * 1.3404825737
1 Electrical horsepower is equal to 0.746 kilowatt. To convert electrical horsepower to kW, multiply the electrical horsepower value by 0.746 or divide by 1.3404825737.
electrical horsepower to kilowatts formula
kW = electrical hp * 0.746
kW = electrical hp / 1.3404825737
What is Horsepower?
Horsepower is a power unit to define the rate the work done to lift 550 pounds by one foot in 1 second. The symbol is "hp".
What is Kilowatt?
Kilowatt is a power unit and is equal to 1000 watts. The symbol is "kW".
- 1 kW = 1.3410220924 Mechanical Horsepower
- 1 kW = 1.3596216173 Metric Horsepower
- 1 kW = 1.3404825737 Electrical Horsepower
Please visit power conversion to convert all power units.